Category Archives: General Knowledge

An American Classic: The Rhode Island Red

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The Rhode Island Red Chicken came about in the same Frankenstein-ish type of way that has given birth to so many other popular heritage chicken breeds.

What Your Rooster Wants You to Know

With the help of my boys and our friends on Youtube, let’s take a (sorry, I couldn’t resist) saunter down the road of rooster training and behavior.

Barred Plymouth Rock Will Rock Your Flock

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Since it was first accepted into the American Standard of Perfection in 1874, the Barred Plymouth Rock has been one of America’s favorite backyard breeds.

What’s the Buzz about Black Australorps?

Black Australorps are the Subaru Outback of chicken breeds – not too big, not too small, versatile, efficient, and everyone wants one.

Is Your Chicken Coop Winter Ready?

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All the essential tips on preparing your chicken coop for winter weather Learn about cleaning, feeding, watering, and entertaining your flock this winter.

Uncommon Chicken Eggs and Laying Patterns in Your Flock

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There really isn’t anything uncommon about uncommon looking eggs. Weird chicken eggs can be normal, or sometimes not, it’s up to you to know!

Properly Brooding Wood and Mandarin Ducklings

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This article will show you how to properly and safely brood mandarin and wood ducklings right on your own farm or inside your home!

Breeding 101: Tips and Tricks on Breeding your Ornamental Ducks

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Ornamental ducks are a little different from standard ducks, but not that different! Learn how to breed them effectively!

Navigating the Web for Poultry Vet Advice

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It can be difficult finding trustworthy vets and vet advice when it comes to raising a flock of poultry. Learn more about how to find what’s right for you!

How to Properly Raise and Care for your New Juvenile Ducks

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If you have a pair of juvenile ducks sent to you, you’d better know how to raise them! Learn more here on how to make their lives happy and healthy.